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Carla Hallmark Jones

Carla Hallmark Jones

Head of Events, Nesta

Carla heads up the events team at Nesta, the UK’s innovation agency for social good. We design, test and scale solutions to society’s biggest problems. Our three missions are to give every child a fair start, help people live healthy lives, and create a sustainable future where the economy works for both people and the planet. Carla and her team help to deliver Nesta’s mission by bringing our work to life through a mixture of digital and live events.

Before Nesta, Carla worked in the commercial events sector as Head of Operations and Client Services for Haymarket Media Group where she worked on events for business to business titles Campaign, Third Sector, PRWeek, C&IT and Event. There, she was responsible for the operational delivery, supplier management, partnerships and customer services for over 100 live and digital events a year.

Outside of work, Carla loves making and eating sushi, crafting with her twin daughters, learning British Sign Language and her two massive Maine cats. Though not necessarily in that order.